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8th Annual Northwest Wisconsin Woodcarvers Exposition

Saturday, April 17, 2004

Thunderbird Mall, Menomonie, Wisconsin

A one day, high traffic, show and sale. Carving contest with cash awards for top three winners. Carvers are invited participate call to get on the mailing list for more information. Time is 9:00 to 5:00 for one day only.

For more information contact: Jean Moats - moatsjATuwstoutDOTedu

Viking Woodcarvers Spring Show and Sale

April, 17 - 18, 2004

Har Mar Mall, Roseville, Minnesota

Contact Russell Scott 651-917-2125 rscott56@netzero.com or visit this website http://www.russscott.com/~rscott/vwca/

Michigan Wood Carvers Association

Learning Seminar

May 10 - 14, 2004

Oscoda Convention Center

Oscoda Michigan

Just a few spaces left, so register now!!

Wide variety of topics and instructors, including

Cheryl Dow - Carole Peters - Gary Falin - Floyd Rhadigan

Stu Margin - Stewart Watson - Joy Yax - Ben Donaghy

Debbie Edwards - Vicki Branson - Rex Branson - Sandy Holder

More info HERE

Michigan Wood Carvers Association

EXPO 2004

June 12 and 13, 2004

Osceola Co Fairgrounds

Evart, Michigan

More info HERE

6th Annual Wood Carvers Roundup

Osceola Co Fairgrounds

Evart, Michigan

June 16 through 19, 2004

No admission; camping available

Free carving and non-carving workshops (material fee may apply)

More info www.woodcarversroundup.com/

2004 International Woodcarvers Congress

Affiliated Wood Carvers Limited

The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
2815 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52804 USA

Open to the public: June 24, 25, 26 and 27.

One to five day seminar sessions: June 21 through 26.

Seminar instructors for 2004 include: David Bennett, Vicki and Phil Bishop, John Burke, Neil Cox, Kirt Curtis, Debbe Edwards, John Engler, Bob Guge, Vic Hood, Randy Landen, Wanda Marsh, Peter Ortel, and J. Christopher White.


Southeastern Woodcarving School

July 16 - 18, 2004

Hooper Academy, Hope Hull, AL

The Southeastern Woodcarving School has been sponsored by P. M.Chippers Woodcarving Club each July since 1986. More information at www.pmchippers.org

2nd Annual Northeast Woodcarver's Roundup

July 25-29, at Cherry

Ridge Campgrounds, Honesdale, Pa.

Whillock Woodcarving Festival

Friday and Saturday, August 21 & 22, 2004

Faribault Ice Arena, Faribault, MN

The Festival will celebrate carving with displays, demonstrations, mini-classes and lots of camaraderie!  It also celebrates the 30th year that Ivan Whillock Studio has been in existence!   Admission will be free; lots of free parking. Watch for more details.

Gathering Of Woodcarvers IV - (GOW IV)

(Formerly the Great Pig Out - GPO)

September 21 - 25, 2004

The Carving Shop, 645 E. LaSalle St.

Somonauk IL. 60552 (815) 498-9290

Seminars and woodcarving activities

Free Camping available

4th "Spit and Whittle"

Social Carving Weekend

Fri-Sun Sept 10-12, 2004

No Amission

Camping available $10 per night
Osceola Fairgrounds
Evart, Mi

More info www.woodcarversroundup.com/

CCA Seminars

In conjunction with the 2004 CCA Caricature Carving Competition and Exhibition

Dollywood, Piegon Forge, TN

One day mini-seminars September 26

Three day seminar September 27-29

The one day session will feature mini workshops taught by 10-12 CCA instructors. The 2004 instructors for the three-day seminar will be Marv Kaisersatt, Gary Batte, and Pete LeClair.

The one-day mini workshop session will be priced at $75. The three-day session is $135. The mini session will be held on Sunday, September 26, and will be followed by the three-day session on Monday through Wednesday, September 27-29. Students enrolling in both sessions (one-day mini workshops and three-day regular seminar) will receive a $30 discount

More seminar information may be found HERE

12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show

East Berlin, PA

October 30 and 31, 2004

12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show at the East Berlin Area Community Center, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Donation $3.00; children 12 and under free.  Includes silent auction and door prizes.  Guest artist - Jack Kochan.  Contact John Lovett, e-mail john37maria@wmconnect.com or Ed Bolt, 717-352-3006, e-mail lebolt514@earthlink.net 

  Carving Wildlife In West Yellowstone, MT

August 10 thru August 14
  Instructors : Bob Berry, Debbe Edwards and Don Van Horn.
  Actvities: Carving, wildlife viewing, world class fishing, non-carver activites, Yellowstone National Park, cook out.
  For information and brochure contact Royann Baum by phone 801-373-5729 or e-mail at rbaum1650@aol.com.

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